Lorenzo Lo Muzio - Editor-in-Chief - Global Journal of Oral Science

Prof. Lorenzo Lo Muzio
Full Professor of Oral Pathology and Medicine – University of Foggia, Italy.
Director of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine – University of Foggia, Italy.

Address:
Prof. Lorenzo Lo Muzio
Clinica Odontoiatrica
Via Rovelli - 71122 Foggia - Italy
Telephone 0039 0881 588090, segreteria 0881 588082, fax 0881 588081
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Università degli Studi di Foggia, Italy

Areas of interest:
1. Head and Neck Cancer and Precancerous Conditions.
2. Oral Immunopathology and Infection.
3. Stem Cell Biology and Its Application.

Brief CV:
Prof. Lorenzo Lo Muzio, MD, PhD, Born at Foggia, 12 october 1959.

1984 Degree in Medicine, Summa cum laude (University of Naples, Italy).

1987 Postgraduate board in Dentistry, Summa cum laude (University of Naples, Italy).

1990 Postgraduate board in Oncology, Summa cum laude (University of Naples, Italy).

1996 PhD (SUN University, Italy).

1997-1998 Postdoctoral felloswship, (University of Naples, Italy).

1998-2000 Professor a.c. at DU of Dental Igienist at University of Bari.

2000-4 Associate professor at Università Politecnica delle Marche - Ancona.

2004-6 Associate Professor at the University of Foggia - Department of Surgical Sciences.

2006 to date Full Professor at the University of Foggia - Department of Surgical Sciences.

2005 to date is the President of Corso di Laurea in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria at the University of Foggia.

2010 to 2012 Vice-Dean of The Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at The University of Foggia.

2012 to date Director of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at the University of Foggia.

2005 Founding Fellow of The International Academy of Oral Oncology (IAOO). 

2005 to 2011 is the President of SIPMO (Society Italian of Oral Pathology and Medicine).

2011 to 2013 is the Vice-President of SIPMO (Society Italian of Oral Pathology and Medicine).

2013 to date is the President of SIPMO (Society Italian of Oral Pathology and Medicine).

2014 to date is the Vice-Director of CINBO (Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per la Bio-Oncologia.)

2006 to date member of the Editorial Board of journals Oral Oncology, “European Journal of Inflammation”, “Minerva Stomatologica”, “Avances en Odontoestomatología”, “Avances en Periodoncia e Implantología Oral”.

2008 to date  Editor in Chief of “The Open Otorhinolaryngology Journal”.

His research interests cover several fields of oral pathology with a special interest in oral oncogenesis (apoptosis, cell-cell adhesion, cancer stem cells….) and autoimmunitary diseases of the oral mucosa.

He received several grants for his researches on oral oncology. In 2003 he participated to COST Action B23 “Facing Challenges in Oral Facial Development” - VI  Framework in the Working Group “Stem cells and hard tissue formation” .

Prof. Lo Muzio has published 800 scientific papers, posters, abstracts; about 400 are MEDLINE papers (total IF is about 900, about 8.000 citations, 46 H-index).

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